A. Waiver of Certification Requirements. Except for teacher certification tests, the State Superintendent of Schools has the authority to waive the specific requirements for a certificate in an individual case if the State Superintendent of Schools determines, after thorough investigation, that the applicant's preparation or experience, or both, are adequate to justify a waiver.
B. Special Allowances. Renewal requirements for any professionally certificated employee may be waived without regard to Regulation .11 of this chapter if the:
(1) Renewal is recommended by the local superintendent of schools; and
(2) Professionally certificated employee is:
(a) 55 years old or older; or
(b) Employed for at least 25 years in public school service or approved nonpublic school service.